Down Syndrome South Afica









Support Western Cape (Red Cross Childrens Hospital Western Cape)


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Address:
Red Cross War Memorial Childrens' Hospital
Section S8, Out Patient Department
Klipfontein Road
Rondebosch, 7700
 
PO Box 369
Rondebosch, 7701
 
Contact Us:
Office                           021-689-1519 / 021-658-5526
Toy Library                  021-658-5610
Family Counsellor       021-658-5526
Val Hoy:                       082-424-6339
Fax:                              086-501-5785
Email:                          downscape@gmail.com 
Website:                      http://www.downscape.co.za 
 
Board Members
Chairperson:                            Meiro Nisha Khan
Vice-Chairperson:                   Yusuf Davids
Office Manager:                       Val Hoy
 
Services:
New-born counselling for parents and the family, parent support groups and workshops for parents and siblings; 
Toy Library Services for children from birth to pre-school; 
Directory of services for children with special needs - Child Care Information Centre (a project of UCT).
We welcome referrals from healthcare practitioners or concerned relatives or friends of children with Down syndrome or any intellectual disability. We are assisted by volunteers and students (UTC Speech Therapy, and Social Worker students from different universities).
Outreach services include the communities of Khayelitsha and Atlantis. Other communities are welcome to contact us for services in their areas.
 
Events: 
Contact our office for more information about the following:
Our Annual General Meeting is held in September. 
We celebrate Down Syndrome Day (21 March) and National Down Syndrome Day (20 October).
Workshops and support groups for parents.
 
Contact us for more information about these notices and all the services we offer, or join one of our parents or siblings support groups.